[OS X TeX] Building new formats (MacTeX)

Alan Munn amunn at msu.edu
Fri Sep 15 16:52:39 EDT 2006

At 9:32 PM +0100 9/15/06, Rowland McDonnell wrote:
>How to make a printable (ps or pdf) version of a man page, from
[excruciating long description of unnecessary steps deleted]

Instead one can just use man -t ; the output is a PS file, so:

% man -t foo > foo.ps      (Creates a ps file of the man page on 'foo')
% man -t foo | pstopdf > foo.pdf     (Creates a pdf file of same)
% man -t foo | lp             (Prints formatted man page (assuming lp 
is a postscript printer)


Alan Munn 
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